Tiziana Bendall-Brunello

My approach to ceramics has always been led by my interest in the body and in particular the way clothes surround and contain the body like a second skin. I am fascinated by the way porcelain picks up very fine detail and when fired produces a bony fossil-like quality in the work.

Working on my contribution to the Cups exhibition has been very interesting and stimulating because I do not normally work in the more traditional field of tableware; however the word Cups inspired me to think of cup sizes and bras which connected to my use of garments. Using a more playful approach I decided to deconstruct a bra and taking each individual section as an indispensable component I reconstructed a completely different object.

Born Turin 1959

1994-1995 Wolverhampton University-Short course in Architectural Glass
1991-1994 Camberwell College of Arts, BA Joint (Hons). Fine Arts and Ceramics

Public Exhibitions
2006 Artissima- Museum of Contemporary Applied Art, Turin Italy
2004 Castellamonte Museum, Italy - 1st Prize winner of Terra Piemonte‚ Prize 1999 Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany
1998-1999 Hayward Gallery, London
1998 Concourse Gallery, Barbican Centre, London
Bowes Museum, Co. Durham
1996 & 1999 Kettles Yard Gallery, Cambridge

Selected Exhibitions
2007 Bourne Gallery , Surrey
2006 CCA Gallery , Cambridge
2005 Abstracted Garments Exhibition, Contemporary Applied Arts
2004 New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
2003 Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2002 Leith Gallery , Edinburgh
Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2001 Beatrice Royal Contemporary Art & Craft Gallery
2000 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
1999 National Glass Gallery, Sunderland
Sotheby Contemporary Decorative Arts Exhibition, London
1998 Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

Selected Publications
Sunday Times Magazine
Financial Times
The Times Newspaper
Homes and Antiques Magazine
I.D. Magazine,
The Independent Newspaper
Kitchens, Bedrooms and Bathrooms Magazine
The Craftsman Magazine
La Stampa & Arte Mondadori.
Breaking the Mould- New Approaches to Ceramics, published by Black Dog Publishing






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